Perennial Care in Your Garden

Perennial Care in Your Garden

Perennials are some of the most rewarding plants around for gardeners, and fortunately, perennial care isn’t so difficult. With a little extra attention, these prolific bloomers will be around for years bringing you flower after flower. These are some of our...
Rose Dormancy for the Modern Gardener

Rose Dormancy for the Modern Gardener

Rose dormancy is nature’s way of making sure that roses see next spring by preventing damage from freezing temperatures. Inside the stems, cell sap will thicken making the plant additionally cold hardy and capable of withstanding long winters. The rose will then go...
Planting Like a Pro with Purple Pixie Loropetalum

Planting Like a Pro with Purple Pixie Loropetalum

  There are a lot of groundcover shrubs out there working every day and night to keep our landscapes looking fantastic, and I’m not sure they get the recognition they deserve. We’re talking about plants that play second fiddle to taller plants while selflessly making...
​Planting Tips for Acid Loving Plants

​Planting Tips for Acid Loving Plants

Before purchasing make sure to check you growing zone to make sure the plant will thrive in your USDA Zone  Azalea | Abelia | Boxwood | Cleyera | Crape Myrtle | Holly(Ilex) | Juniper  Loropetalum | Mahonia | Pieris | Nandina | Viburnum  Choose a location that will...
​Tips for Planting Camellias

​Tips for Planting Camellias

Select a Location When planting Camellias check the care tag to find the appropriate amount of sunlight for your variety. Traditionally, Camellias will grow best with partial filtered shade, or morning sun with afternoon shade. The soil in the ideal location should...
Planting Encore Azaleas in the Landscape

Planting Encore Azaleas in the Landscape

Spacing: Encore® Azaleas should be planted the same width apart as the mature dimensions specify. This measurement should be taken from the center of one plant to the center of the other. For example: Autumn Angel™ matures to 3 feet wide. In order to have mature...
3 Ways To Use Soft Caress Mahonia In Your Garden

3 Ways To Use Soft Caress Mahonia In Your Garden

3 Ways To Use Soft Caress Mahonia In Your Garden Unlike other mahonias that become large and unruly, Mahonia ‘Soft Caress’ is the perfect size– maturing at three to three and a half feet–to grow in decorative pots and, its soft evergreen, almost fern-like,...
Your Front Porch is a Canvas: Encore Azalea

Your Front Porch is a Canvas: Encore Azalea

Combine the pink blooms of Autumn Carnation with turquoise accessories for a stunning front porch look!        1. Autumn Carnation         2. Turquoise Pot           3. Welcome Mat                                       similar one at HomeDepot.com        available at...